Corus Scores Peacock Originals for Canada


Corus Entertainment has inked a deal with NBCUniversal to air Peacock original programming, including new shows like Girls5Eva from Tina Fey, in Canada.

The exclusive deal includes a selection of original scripted and unscripted series, along with movies and specials, produced for Peacock airing across Corus networks and platforms.

The deal includes Dr. Death, based on the hit podcast; Angelyne, starring Emmy Rossum; and an adaptation of the Aldous Huxley’s classic novel, Brave New World, starring Alden Ehrenreich, Harry Lloyd and Jessica Brown Findlay; Rutherford Falls, created by Ed Helms, Sierra Teller Ornelas and Mike Schur; and returning comedy A.P. Bio; alongside the continuation sof Punky Brewster, starring Soleil Moon Frye, and Saved By the Bell, starring Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley.

“Corus is delighted to expand its offering with our long-time partner NBCUniversal to bring various Peacock Originals to audiences in Canada,” said Troy Reeb, executive VP of broadcast networks at Corus Entertainment. “With full linear and on-demand stacking rights, this partnership further bolsters Corus’ powerful suite of brands and platforms with more premium content opportunities for advertisers.”

“We are thrilled that the Canadian market will be able to soon enjoy a variety of scripted and unscripted Peacock Originals,” said Belinda Menendez, president and chief revenue officer for global distribution and international at NBCUniversal. “Corus Entertainment is a valued partner of NBCUniversal and we look forward to having these series available on a wide range of Corus platforms in Canada.”